Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Gothic Capitals (Chapiteau Gothique),

Number 11 from Christmas Card Series (also in Miniature Series)

Etching printed in brown ink on laid paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 154 x 91 mm (6.1 x 3.6 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 242 x 180 mm (9.5 x 7.1 in.)

Dimension notes: sheet dimensions are irregular

Signed in pencil, lower right: “John Taylor Arms—1916”; signed in pencil, lower left: “J.T. Arms 1926”; inscribed in plate, lower center: title and “Dorothy et John Taylor Arms A.D. MCMXXVI”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: title

Watermark: Crown

Edition: From edition of 270, printed by Frederick Reynolds. Number 11 from the Christmas Card Series, number 14 from the Miniature Series.

Accession number: 1939.5.22

Gift of the artist (hon. M.A. Wesleyan 1939), 1939

Provenance / Collectors' marks: J.T. Arms

Bibliography: Fletcher 185 i/ii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970) 53; Arms 187.

Work Type: print

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